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Jacques Bezuidenhout BIO Jacques Bezuidenhout is a South African native with over two decades of experience in the hospitality world. Currently, he works with Liquid Productions on branded event production around the country as well as consulting via his own spirits and cocktail consulting company. He’s worked all over the world and these days can …

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Jacques Bezuidenhout BIO Jacques Bezuidenhout is a South African native with over two decades of experience in the hospitality world. Currently, he works with Liquid Productions on branded event production around the country as well as consulting via his own spirits and cocktail consulting company. He’s worked all over the world and these days can …

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When Traditions meet Innovations

Erik Lorincz BIO Slovakian born Lorincz found himself in London early in his bartending career. As a student of hospitality, he was inspired by everything he read about the bartending community, most notably a book by Roman Uhlir. In January 2004, Erik decided to move to London to improve his English and learn more about …

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Simplicity cuts to the Soul

Julio Bermejo BIO Julio Bermejo is the creator of the Tommy’s Margarita cocktail, one of only 16 cocktails that have been officially recognised as ‘New Era Drinks’ by the International Bartenders Association. Julio’s parents, Tommy and Elmy, founded Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco in 1965. Under Julio’s influence, Tommy’s moved towards a singular focus …

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The Cantinero’s Legacy

Julio Cabrera BIO For over three decades, Cuban-born Julio Cabrera has been working as a Cantinero Bartender around the world. His career has taken him to Italy, Slovenia, Cancun, and most recently Miami — where he now calls home and is the co-owner of the award-winning Cafe La Trova. Over the years he’s won numerous …

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Leading with a Vision

Xavier Landais BIO Xavier Landais is a long time beverage director who has helped open and develop many world renown bars.Over the years he has opened nine venues under Caprice Holdings including Sexy Fish, Scott’s, Le Caprice, The Ivy, J. Sheekey, Daphne’s and Balthazar where he was the director of bars for the company.He’s been …

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From Idea to Reality

Giuseppe Gallo BIO Hailing from Italy, Giuseppe Gallo’s passion for mixology stems from his strong Italian heritage, dating back to his childhood, when he used to watch his mother make homemade Limoncello. He is the CEO and founder of Italicus, a spirit made with two Italian ingredients – bergamot from Calabria and cedro from Sicily. …

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The Magic of Directing

Declan McGurk BIO Declan McGurk is a passionate hospitality leader who specializes in high level bar management. Having begun a career in bars in 1999, McGurk has gone on to secure a number of leadership roles. Most notable has been the time spent at the iconic London hotel, The Savoy. He started off as the …

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Beyond the Martini Cocktail

Agostino Perrone BIO As the head of The Connaught Hotel bar, one of the world’s most prestigious bars, Ago Perrone has many valuable lessons to share. He has collected dozens of sought-after accolades during this career from CLASS awards Best Bartender 2006, to Bacardi Legacy Global winner in 2008, to several World’s Best awards for …

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